Meet the Class of 2025

Every year, it is an honor to welcome our incoming class to the Muhlenberg College community.

The Muhlenberg Class of 2025 is an extraordinary group of individuals from around the world who arrive on campus with diverse talents, experiences and backgrounds. They come to Muhlenberg to discover new ideas and skills, face new challenges and meet their future. We can’t wait to see all they will accomplish over the next four years. I invite you to learn more about Muhlenberg and picture yourself alongside these exceptional students.

Melissa W. Falk ’92
Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid


Data accurate as of September 13, 2021

Applicants and Enrolled Students

  • Applicants: 4,118
  • Admitted: 2,790
  • Enrolled: 450
  • Percentage enrolled under Early Decision: 38%

Academic Quality

Middle 50% Range

  • SAT-R Reading and Writing (EBRW): 610 - 690
  • SAT-R Math: 590 - 680
  • ACT Composite: 27 - 32
  • Average GPA: 3.44 on an unweighted 4.0 scale

       *Muhlenberg College has been test-optional since 1996.

Financial Aid

  • Percentage of first-year students receiving aid (all sources): 97.8%
  • Percentage of first-year students receiving grants and scholarships: 94.9%
  • Total gift and scholarship aid awarded to first-year students: $16.99 million
  • Average gift aid for first-year students: $39,811
  • Average financial aid package for first-year students from all sources: $42,214

Geographic Distribution

The Class of 2025 comes from 27 U.S. states and 5 countries. Domestic breakout:

  • 26% Pennsylvania
  • 29% New Jersey
  • 19% New York
  • 10% New England
  • 7% Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia, Delaware
  • 3% West
  • 3% Southeast
  • 3% other

Countries represented (includes U.S. citizens living abroad and dual U.S. citizens): China, India, Nigeria, United Kingdom, Vietnam

Other Characteristics

  • Students of color: 23.6% (those who identify as Black or African American (6.2%); Hispanic or Latino (10.9%); Asian (2.4%); or two or more races (4.0%))
  • First-generation students: 16.4%
  • Secondary school preparation: 72% public, 28% private/parochial

Academic Interests

  • Arts: 22%
  • Social Sciences: 34%
  • Natural Sciences: 16%
  • Undecided: 14%
  • Interdisciplinary Majors: 9%
  • Humanities: 4%

High School Extracurricular Involvement - Top 10 Activities
Percentage of enrolled students in each area

  • Community Service: 66%
  • Work Experience: 57%
  • Varsity Athletics: 51%
  • National Honor Society: 48%
  • Student Leadership: 44%
  • Religious Organizations: 34%
  • Drama, Theatre: 32%
  • Intramural Athletics: 27%
  • Band, Orchestra: 22%
  • Choir, Chorus, Voice: 21%
CONTACT INFORMATION

Office of Admissions

Address Muhlenberg College Office of Admissions 2400 Chew Street Allentown, PA 18104